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by 8thscale
Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3 1/2" Narrow gauge
Replies: 22
Views: 5259

Re: 3 1/2" Narrow gauge

Ray Cadd wrote:and the cars are gorgeous!
I'll second that! What can you tell about the diamond(?) plate on the crane car?

Thanks
Dave
by 8thscale
Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Locomotive weight/ bore size to determine tractive effort
Replies: 6
Views: 1494

Re: Locomotive weight/ bore size to determine tractive effor

Tom Artzberger has some useful design calculation sheets.
He lists the information for both of his steam engine projects.
<http://tacllc.biz/plestech.htm>
Dave
by 8thscale
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Van Brocklin duplex water pump
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

Re: Van Brocklin duplex water pump

Tentatively Sold!
Thank you
Dave
by 8thscale
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Skookum pictures & info
Replies: 7
Views: 1555

Re: Skookum pictures & info

For back issues check
www.railpub.com
Dave
by 8thscale
Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Clishay engine..........
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

Re: Clishay engine..........

I think this covers most of it. (check railpub.com for back issues)
<http://www.chaski.com/homemachinist/vie ... 30&t=91704>

If I'm not mistaken there was talk of Village Press releasing a book (can't find the reference).

The usual disclaimer .. just a satisfied customer
by 8thscale
Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Van Brocklin duplex water pump
Replies: 3
Views: 1885

Van Brocklin duplex water pump

probably 1.5" scale (approx 2.5" wide x 3.5" tall)
steam cylinder casting marked VB 70
water cylinder casting marked VB 84
stamped "WVB 35" on the back

See attached information sheet from Railroad Supply.
Not going to use this for my projects, looking for best offer.

Thank you for looking.
by 8thscale
Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Anybody use vacuum brakes?
Replies: 0
Views: 945

Anybody use vacuum brakes?

I have two vacuum cylinders (approx 3 3/4" dia).
- Delco Remy (marked price was $2.91 - packed in newspaper dated is 1972)
- F-1302 (1972117)
You pay shipping.
Dave

Taken! - Thank you
by 8thscale
Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale/Trade: Model Engineer mags
Replies: 2
Views: 1443

Re: For Sale/Trade: Model Engineer mags

Anybody want these for the price of media mail shipping?
by 8thscale
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale/Trade: The Miniature Locomotive mags
Replies: 3
Views: 1789

Re: For Sale/Trade: The Miniature Locomotive mags

For Sale:
1953: Sep-Oct & Nov-Dec

Wanted: (still looking)
Vol 1:1, 2

Thanks
Dave
by 8thscale
Wed May 16, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Nelson Gray 1" scale arch bar trucks & couplers
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: Nelson Gray 1" scale arch bar trucks & couplers

Tentatively sold - Thanks for looking!
by 8thscale
Wed May 16, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Nelson Gray 1" scale arch bar trucks & couplers
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Nelson Gray 1" scale arch bar trucks & couplers

one pair of unused Nelson Gray
- arch bar trucks w/ brake gear
- couplers complete

Various price lists ('62/63 & '79)
Assembly instructions for couplers, trucks & brake gear

$225 or OBO - can deliver to LALS spring meet
Dave - So. CA.
by 8thscale
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LALS Member Jerry Brown.... RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 1876

Re: LALS Member Jerry Brown.... RIP

Some additional information.

http://reinhardkargl.com/iBlog/2012/02/ ... -1930-2012

There is also some information in the latest LALS newsletter - online.

Dave